Definition of Sponge cake

1. Noun. A light porous cake made with eggs and flour and sugar without shortening.




Definition of Sponge cake

1. Noun. A light, soft, baked dessert (commonly layered with cream and jam) that is typically made with flour, sugar, baking powder and eggs. ¹

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Literary usage of Sponge cake

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1. A Text-book of Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1915)
"Compare it with the recipe for sponge cake. sponge cake NO. I 6 egg yolks Grated rind of J lemon 1 cupful sugar 6 egg whites 1 teaspoonful lemon juice J ..."

2. The Improved Housewife: Or Book of Receipts, with Engravings for Marketing by A. L. Webster (1855)
"sponge cake. No. 1. Beat twelve eggs as light as possible, (for sponge and almond cake they require more beating than for any thing else ;) beat a pound of ..."

3. A New System of Domestic Cookery: Formed Upon Principles of Economy and by Maria Eliza Ketelby Rundell (1824)
"... sponge cake. Weigh ten eggs, and their weight in very fine sugar, and that of six in flour; beat the yolks with the flour, and the whites alone, ..."

4. School and Home Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1920)
"Compare it with the recipe for sponge cake I. sponge cake NO. ... What ingredients does sponge cake contain which do not exist in Popovers? ..."

5. School and Home Cooking by Carlotta Cherryholmes Greer (1920)
"Compare it with the recipe for sponge cake I. sponge cake NO. ... What ingredients does sponge cake contain which do not exist in Popovers? ..."

6. Mrs. Putnam's Receipt Book: And Young Housekeeper's Assistant by Elizabeth H. Putnam (1869)
"BERWICK sponge cake. Two cups fine white sugar and seven eggs beaten well together ; add one teaspoonful of soda, dissolved in a teacupful of cold water; ..."

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